AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

ByThe Associated Press
May 20, 2022, 3:06 AM
A woman uses a plastic Kalashnikov rifle to shoot balls at a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a street attraction in the centre of Lviv, Ukraine on Saturday, May 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
A woman uses a plastic Kalashnikov rifle to shoot balls at a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a street attraction in the centre of Lviv, Ukraine on Saturday, May 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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May 13-May 19, 2022

As Russian attacks continued across Ukraine this week, dominating the news, the 75th international film festival at Cannes began and Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. Liverpool won the English FA Cup final soccer match against Chelsea and the Hockey World Championships began in Finland.

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa. The selection was curated by Nicosia photographer Petros Karadjias.

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